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Charter Schools Regroup After Big California Election Loss

June 11, 2018

After charter school supporters poured money into the California governor's race to support a longtime ally who failed to advance, the school choice movement may face uncertainty in a state with some of the most robust charter school laws in the U.S.

AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, AP Photo/Gregory Bull

State Government

The Race They Fought For: Newsom, Cox To Meet In California Governor's Race

June 6, 2018 | Ben Adler

It could be said that Gavin Newsom, John Cox, President Donald Trump and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy all got the California governor’s race they fought so hard to get: It'll be Newsom vs. Cox in the November general election.

Andrew Bowen / Capital Public Radio

PolitiFact California

Fact-Checking Gavin Newsom’s Attack: John Chiang ‘Lost Track Of $31 Billion’

June 1, 2018

In a recent TV attack ad in the California governor’s race, Gavin Newsom’s campaign claimed "the state auditor found (John) Chiang lost track of $31 billion," when he was state controller. But did the ad get its facts straight?

Capital Public Radio

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Capitol Chat: Final Days For Primary Campaigns

June 1, 2018

CapRadio reporters Ben Adler and Ben Bradford share some of their reporting from the final days of the primary campaigns for major offices, including California governor and the House of Representatives.

Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

State Government

California Governor's Campaign Enters Final Stretch

May 29, 2018 | Ben Adler

The California governor’s race is in its final week before next Tuesday’s primary, with candidates hitting the road as campaign ads swarm voters’ screens and mailboxes. Frontrunner Gavin Newsom met with reporters aboard his campaign bus.

Andrew Bowen / Capital Public Radio

PolitiFact California

Did A GOP Candidate For California Governor Really Donate To Jerry Brown And Gavin Newsom?

May 25, 2018 | Chris Nichols

Did Travis Allen, arguably the most conservative candidate for California governor, donate campaign money to three of the state’s leading liberal Democrats?

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio / Wikimedia Commons

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Capitol Chat: The Race For Second Place In Governor’s Race

May 24, 2018

Candidates for governor enter the final stretch of campaigning before the statewide primaries. Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler explains which of them have the best chance to move on to the general election.

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